An Introduction to LNG Bunkering
Wednesday 27 April 2022 ~ All-day Course
Venue: Las Arenas Balneario Resort
Standard Pass: £350
This course is designed to bring delegates up to speed with the technical, operational, practical and safety-related aspects of using LNG as a source of fuel for ships. It will provide delegates a solid base from which to develop their understanding of this exciting and rapidly-developing sector of the bunker industry. It will look at how methane is stored and burned, fuel and gas systems, safety risks and regulations, bunkering methods, measurement, pricing, and international training requirements.
Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author
Nigel Draffin has been involved in shipping for over 50 years and in bunkering for over 25 years. He joined Shell Tankers in 1966, serving on all classes of vessel, including VLCCs and LNG tankers. In 1979, he joined the newbuilding department of Shell International Marine and later transferred to Shell’s R&D unit, specialising in control systems, fuel combustion and safety systems.
In 1986, Nigel moved to the commercial department as a bunker buyer and economics analyst, two years later becoming Head of Operational Economics, responsible for all of the fuel purchased for the Shell fleet. In 1996, he joined E. A. Gibson Shipbrokers which, in 2006, merged with US-based broking house LQM Petroleum Services, where he was Senior Broker and Technical Manager. He retired from LQM in July 2015.
Nigel is a founder member of IBIA, serving several times on its council of management, the board and as its Chairman. Nigel has written 10 books on bunkering, shipping and marine lubes published by Petrospot, and is Director of the Petrospot Academy. Nigel is a member of IMarEST and Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Fuellers
The price of this event includes lunch, refreshments and course materials.
|WEDNESDAY 27 APRIL 2022|
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Limited
Course Director: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, IBIA Board Member
Why use gas as fuel
|09:25||What is Methane
|10:00||Networking Coffee Break|
|10:15||How is it burned
|11:05||Boil off gas
Regulations (IGC, IGF)
Bunkering basic procedure
|15:00||Networking Coffee Break|
Detailed Bunkering Procedures
|17:10||Certificates and Course Close|
|17:20||End of Course|